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February 14, 2022 at 6:30 PM - School Board Meeting

1. Call meeting to order by the Chairperson.
2. Roll call by the Chairperson.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Approval of agenda - revise or remove as needed.
5. *Comments from visitors.
5.A. Comments from visitors must be informational in nature and not exceed five (5) minutes per issue.  The Board cannot engage in a discussion or debate in this five minutes but will take the information and find answers if that is appropriate.  As part of board protocol, it is unacceptable for any speaker to slander or engage in character assassination at a public board meeting.
6. Scheduled presentations: (Max. 10 Minutes)
6.A. Andy Dokken, American Indian Advisory Committee
7. Old Business:  
7.A. Approve the following Policies, 2nd Reading:
7.A.1. Policy 606 - Textbooks and Instructional Materials
Attachments: (1)
7.A.2. Policy 904 - Distribution of Material on School District Property by Nonschool Persons
Attachments: (1)
7.A.3. Policy 905 - Advertising
Attachments: (1)
7.A.4. Policy 906 - Community Notification of Predatory Offenders
Attachments: (1)
7.A.5. Policy 907 - Rewards
Attachments: (1)
7.A.6. Approve amended Out of District Pay for Board Members from $10 per hour up to $75 a day to: $10.33 per hour up to $75 a day. 
7.B. Discuss Resolution for Aitkin Public Schools approving the sale of Parcel number 324 as identified in the Right of Way Parcel Layout, along Highway 169 and the Aitkin School Forest to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Attachments: (1)
7.C. Approve Alex White, Tenure, 14.28% FTE
8. New business:
8.A. Approve consent agenda items as follows:
8.A.1. Approve the following School Board Meeting Minutes:
8.A.1.a. January 10, 2022 School Board Meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.A.1.b. January 24, 2022 Special Board Meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.A.2. Office Receipts for the month of January, 2022 in the amount of $1,872,522.11.
8.A.3. Report of expenditures for January, 2022  including $442,989.75 for bills and $442,989.75 for payroll and district contribution to PERA, TRA, OASDI/Medicare and 403(b).
Attachments: (1)
8.A.4. Wire transfers for January, 2022 in the amount of $1,000,000.00.
Attachments: (1)
8.A.5. Donations for January, 2022, in the amount of $15,618.00.
Attachments: (1)
8.A.6. Approve Youth Service Grants
8.A.6.a. Cartooning with 4th Grade, Kate Dotzler $1000
Attachments: (1)
8.A.6.b. Early Childhood week of the young child event, $1,195.00.
Attachments: (1)
8.A.7. Approve Fundraisers - Band and Music
8.A.7.a. Music Trip Fund - Chris Halvorson and Jennifer Johnson
Attachments: (1)
8.A.7.b. Band Activity Fund - Chris Halvorson
Attachments: (1)
8.A.8. Consider and approve the following Extra-curricular Assignments:
8.A.8.a. David Borash, Set Design
Attachments: (1)
8.A.8.b. Jason May, Knowledge Bowl Advisor
Amended Contract from September 20, 2022 Board meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.A.8.c. Sean Smith, Knowledge Bowl Assistant
Amended Contract from September 20, 2022 Board meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.A.9. Approve February, 2022 Lane Changes:
8.A.9.a. Robert Williams, MA+30 to MA+45
8.A.9.b. Heather Fontaine, MA+30 to MA+60
8.A.9.c. Laurel Fremling, BA to BA+15
8.A.9.d. Jacob Mehr, MA+15 to MA+30
8.A.9.e. Shawna Hill, MA to MA+15
8.A.9.f. Sarah Shereck, MA+15 to MA+45
8.A.10. Approve Resignations:
8.A.10.a. David Curtiss, Boys Tennis Assistant Coach, 2022 Season
8.A.10.b. Mike Paulbeck, Jr. High Baseball 
8.A.10.c. Logan Quade, 7/8 grade Baseball Coach
8.A.10.d. Tim Shereck, Jr. High Assistant Girl's Softball Coach
8.A.10.e. Kelcie Quiel, Paraprofessional, March 2, 2022
8.A.10.f. Julie Asmus, Junior High Boys Basketball
8.A.11. Approve Independent Contract Agreement:
8.A.11.a. Aimee Borash, Design Choreographer, Musical
8.A.12. Approve less than 12 months employee contract
8.A.13. Approve 12 month employee contract
Attachments: (1)
8.A.14. Approve Food Service Contract
Attachments: (1)
8.B. Discussion items:
8.B.1. Approve the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of the following Probationary Teachers: Due to teachers being on a Out of Field Placement license or a Tier 1 or 2 license
8.B.1.a. Tier I Non-Renewals:
8.B.1.a.1. Daniel Krueger, Business Teacher
8.B.1.a.2. Nataly Lochner, English Teacher
8.B.1.a.3. Corine Seipel, Early Childhood Teacher
8.B.1.b. Tier 4 with Out of Field Placement
8.B.1.b.1. Chesna Siegford, Special Education Teacher
8.B.2. Approve purchase of New 77 passenger, International Gas bus at the cost of $103,538.33, This will include a new style REI camera system with 2 exterior cameras and 4 interior cameras for $3,332.25 and our CB radio for communication between bus driver and school bus garage or district office for $1,188.84.
Attachments: (3)
8.B.3. Approve Superintendent Contract, Dan Stifter
Attachments: (1)
8.B.4. Minnesota Student Survey
8.B.4.a. Survey 1 Grades 5-6
8.B.4.b. Survey 2 - Grades 6-8
8.B.4.c. Survey 3 - Grades 9-12
8.B.5. Approve Hope - Teen dating violence prevention program
8.B.6. Approve Curriculum Review Plan
Attachments: (1)
9. Administrative reports:
9.A. Board Members Reports:
9.B. Committee Reports:
9.B.1. 01/12/22 Policy Committee Meeting
9.B.1.a. Approve the following Policies as First Reading:
9.B.1.a.1. Policy 101 - Legal Status of the School District
Attachments: (1)
9.B.1.a.2. Policy 101.1 - Name of the School District
Attachments: (1)
9.B.1.a.3. Policy 103 -  Complaints - Students, Employees, Parents, Other Persons
Attachments: (1)
9.B.1.a.4. Policy 103 - FORM
Attachments: (1)
9.B.1.a.5. Policy 104 - School District Mission Statement
Attachments: (1)
9.B.1.b. 1/12/22 Policy Committee Minutes
Attachments: (1)
9.B.2. 01/12/22 Transportation Committee Meeting
9.B.3. 01/19/2022 Meet and Confer Meeting
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4. 01/26/2022 Personnel Committee Meeting
Attachments: (1)
9.B.5. 2/1/2022 Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting
9.B.5.a. 020122 Finance and Facilities Meeting Minutes
9.B.6. 02/2/22 Safety Committee Meeting
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7. 02/09/2022 Policy Committee Meeting
9.B.7.a. Approve the following Policies 1st Reading: 
9.B.7.a.1. Policy 201 - Legal Status of the School Board
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.a.2. Policy 202 - School Board Officers
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.a.3. Policy 203 - Operation of the School Board - Governing Rules
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.a.4. Policy 203.1 - School Board Procedures; Rules of Order
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.a.5. 203.2 - Order of the Regular School Board Meeting
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.a.6. Policy 203.5 - School Board Meeting Agenda
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.a.7. Policy 203.6 - School Board Compensation
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.a.8. Policy 203.7 - School Board Compensation
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.a.9. Policy 504 - Student Dress and Appearance
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.a.10. Policy 902 - Use of School district Facilities and Equipment
Attachments: (1)
9.B.7.b. 2/9/22 Policy Committee Meeting Minutes
Attachments: (1)
9.B.8. 02/07/2022 Community Ed Advisory Council Meeting
Attachments: (1)
9.C. Superintendent's report:
9.C.1. School Board Recognition Week
9.C.2. February, 2022 Enrollment
Attachments: (1)
9.C.3. Streaming Meetings Options
9.C.4. Paul Bunyan Coop increases
9.C.5. Facilities Planning
9.D. Upcoming meetings:
9.D.1. Wednesday, February 16, 2022, Meet & Confer Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m. AHS Media Center
9.D.2. Wednesday, February 23, 2022, Personnel Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m., AHS Media Center
9.D.3. Monday, February 28 ,2022, Board Work Session, 6:30 p.m., AHS Media Center
9.D.4. Tuesday, March 1, 2022, Facilities & Finance Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m., AHS Media Center
9.D.5. Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Transportation Committee Meeting, 9:00 a.m., AHS District Office
9.D.6. Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Policy Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m., AHS Media Center
9.D.7. Monday, March 14, 2022, Board Work Session, 6:30 p.m., AHS Media Center
9.D.8. Monday, March 21, 2022, School Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., AHS Media Center
10. Adjourn.

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